Monday, May 31, 2010

Not all geentics

Folks hard work is required as well.


Don't like that get in the way of a profit.

Cancer difference

A change in the way that cancer is treated.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

That many

That figure for Japan is quite a lot.

China cancer

A gene can explain why people in Southern China seem to have a higher rate of this cancer than others.


There seems to be a overlap between autism and mental retardation.

Kidney disease

Africa has a lot to do with it.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Genetic language

Who is going to learn it.

Good students

Those students are doing something good for those poor babies.

Ebola the end

Because of genetic slicing the Ebola virus could be gone.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Joint pain and breasts

This is an interesting story about the impact of genetics and joint. It might be interesting but the headline is a bit long.

Beef genetics

Oh boy I love beef.

FT on Venter

The FT has an article which discusses Venter and others of his ilk.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Faroe Island gene

I have got more on the story from AFP this time.

Heart defects

NHS Choices has a new article on the genetics of heart defects.

Smoking mutations

Stop smoking folks.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Weight decides

It seems that weight can have an impact on your life.

Heavy smoking

There is a toll associated with it.

Birth genetics

More on the story I covered yesterday.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Genetic roulette

It is indeed a game of Russian roulette.

Genetic risk

Premature births.

Genetic dilema

What is a doctor to do? It raises a ethical mind field.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Genetic diabetes

This is an interesting article from Australia.

Orphan drug

This genetic drug has been given orphan status.

Sunday, May 23, 2010


Another article on Venter.

Lady genetic

I wonder if she said gaga as the test was been done?


They have developed a new mass screaming method.

Tom Adams

Adams has a profile of Venter. Some of the comments are interesting to read.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Genetic freak

Don't worry you only play sport.

A good first step.

Let us hope that Congress does do something about those genetic testing companies.

A fair sum up

The Irish Times has given a pretty fair and accurate summing up of J. Craig Venter.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Times of India

The Times of India has a comment piece on Venter.


Those dreadful genetic tests are to be investigated.


Now that doctors can rebuild the skull of a baby.

Body germs

Helen Biggs has an interesting article on their genetics on BBC News.


They have rightly pointed out the pitfalls.

Thursday, May 20, 2010


This is touching what they are doing for their friend.

Berkley genetics

More on that story.

Not sure

I don't understand what Venter has done but it is exciting.

Big news

It seems that those tests are big news.

Infectious gene

This is the early stages of research folks.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

More probe

This is a story about the probe from Business Week.


It is about time that the house probed them.

College genetics

The bigger question is are UC Berkley students going to listen to the findings?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010


This article has more on CVS.


The girl is genetically lucky.

Good news

It seems Walgreens is not the only one to delay the test.

Monday, May 17, 2010


Most genetic testing kits don't work.

genetic lung

Even though there may not be any family history.

Island genetics

It maybe rare but it is common in the Faroe slands.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

GE genetics

If GE wants to invest than it must be big business.

Genetic discrimination

On the rise. Mind you what did you expect?


Too right people should be beware of genetic testing without the proper support.

Old age genes

Genes that let people live to a hundred have been found.


People in the field of genetics are happy about the FDA decision which I covered over the last few days.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Eriskay pony

We must do everything to protect it.

New genes

They have found a new gene for this horrid disease.

Walgreens story

It seems that the Walgreens genetic testing story is gathering a whole lot of press.

Ancestry testing

I wonder who my ancestries are? I can see why it is popular though.

Why FDA is upset

This article discusses the problems that the FDA has with drug store genetic testing.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010


This seems to be a big thin on the internet.

CNN Walgreens

It seems that CNN has a report on the Walgreens move.


Walgreens whoever they have decided not to sell without FDA approval.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

CNN blogs

Now CNN blogs is reporting on this story.


People are going to freak themselves out.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Confusing headline

The headline is a bit confusing.


What a horrible idea.


I did not know this about breast cancer. I suppose it is only logical that it has subtypes.

Of course not

I would not use it and nor should anyone else.

Monday, May 10, 2010


CNN money has got a story on this controversial company.

Even more

This time NHS choices is covering it.

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Breast cancer

I have got more this time from the Guardian.

Breast cancer

Interesting stuff on risk factors.

Saturday, May 08, 2010

New research centre

Exciting news for people involved.

Mental birth

Sorry for headline but you should get what I am trying to say.

Friday, May 07, 2010

Chronic pain

Some good news for sufferers of chronic pain.

Memory switch

I hope it makes me remember all the things that I have forgotten.


You have got to admire the Spoof and some of their jokes though.

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Slicing code

Researches have cracked it in genes.

Not dead

See they do survive in us.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Fox News

Even Fox News has now got into the Woolly Mammoth story.

Even more

Give it a rest they have been dead for millions for years.

Whole genome

This is an interesting article on the whole genome.

Monday, May 03, 2010

MS twins

A study of twins has found nothing.

Good news

The Scottish scientists have made an important discovery.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Follow up

This is a follow up from the BBC.

Woolly blood

They eventually died out so the Woolly was not that good.

Genius genes

The Guardian has a story on the relationship between genius and genetics.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Bad news

That is not true as they can also carry good news.


This is sick and disgusting the 26 year old should find someone 40 years younger or so.